1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Mohamud Jama

Former Collaborating Researcher

Mohamud Jama collaborated with UNRISD for the project Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes (2007-2010), for which he wrote a paper on Development Strategies and Poverty Reduction in Kenya, and coordinated the Kenyan research team. Jama participated in the Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes Methodological Workshop 2007. At the time of his collaboration, Jama was an Associate Professor at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya and Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA.
His publications include: “Environmental Impacts of Structural Adjustment Programme in Eastern and Southern Africa” in Mkandawire, T. and Soludo, C. (Eds) (2001) “African Perspectives on Structural Adjustment: Our Continent, Our Future”; and, with Ayoo, C. (1999), “Environmental Taxation in Kenya”, in Sterner, T. (Ed) (1999) “The Market and the Environment: the Effectiveness of Market-Based Policy Instruments for Environmental Reform”; “Agriculture Decline, Politics and Structural Adjustment in Kenya”, in P. Gibbon (ed.) 1993, Social Change and Economic Reform in Africa” (coauthored), Peter Gibbon (ed.). Scandinavian Institute of African Studies; “The Cereals Chain in Kenya: Actors, reforms and Politics” (co-authored) in P. Gibbon (ed.) 1995, Markets, Civil Society and Democracy in Kenya, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. Jama has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Washington State University, USA.